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rainbow in snow
I have a double Rainbow and have had a few situations where I have woken up with 6-10 inches of new snow that dumbed over night. Never had any problems....

In GEAR » Anyone used the TT Rainbow in snow (even inedvertantly)
May 24, 10:03pm

Re: First aid kit contents
To each there own I guess. Just be careful with abx use, and I would be a little curious/ cautious as to why a provider would not culture wound infection. Obviously respiratory and GI issues wont...

In GEAR » First aid kit contents
May 13, 1:37am

first aid
I will agree that hydrogen peroxide is no longer recommended for wound care. Its kills off any living cells. This means it will kill off any bacteria in a wound, but it also means it will kill of...

In GEAR » First aid kit contents
May 13, 12:09am

needed/ not needed items
Id agree that a lot of those items are comfort....but part of backpacking is being comfortable and enjopying yourself. If you have a nucense cut on your finger or some bad blisters on your feet, i...

In GEAR » First aid kit contents
May 12, 6:50am

morgan lense
haha very true about the large amounts of fluids needed to flush with a morgan a pinch I was thinking you could use a 20ml syringe over and over again to flush the morgan.

In GEAR » First aid kit contents
May 12, 6:27am

hiking shoes
So is there anything out there that is a cross between a traditional boot and trail runners? I actually dont have running shoes....not much of a runner. I have knee problems and the reptitive ...

In GEAR » looking for a new hiking boot/shoe
May 12, 6:26am

antibiotic ointment
Ya good point....abx ointment packets would be a good thing to have. But remeber that a dab of ointment doesnt replace having to properly clean and dress a wound. AS far as things in the eye......

In GEAR » First aid kit contents
May 12, 5:02am

Snake Bites
On the topic of snake bites...I hope most know that the snake bite suction kits are no longer reccomended for use, they can actually cause more harm than good, and have not been prooven to be effec...

In GEAR » First aid kit contents
May 12, 12:49am

first aid
The issue with carring perscription ABX is that they are organsim specific. Not any old abx is going to treat any infection. SO it would be luck of the draw that the abx you are carrying with you...

In GEAR » First aid kit contents
May 12, 12:45am

looking for a new hiking boot/shoe
Hey All So I am starting to do some research on getting a new pair of hiking boots/ shoes and would love to get some input from ya'll. I have always used the full size hikeing boot with wate...

In GEAR » looking for a new hiking boot/shoe
May 12, 12:23am

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